MANILA -- Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental Jennifer Hammond made it to the top 15 of Miss Intercontinental 2016 in the coronation night held in Colombo, Sri Lanka Sunday.
Aside from Hammond, contestants from Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Colombia, Ghana, Seychelles, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Italy, Czech Republic, Scotland, Poland and Ukraine also made it to the top 15.
Only one representative from each continent was chosen to be part of the top 5.
Miss Sri Lanka represented the continent of Asia, while contestants from Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Italy and Ghana also represented their respective continents.
Heilymar Rosario from Puerto Rico was crowned Miss Intercontinental 2016, while Tracy Zilva of Sri Lanka was named first runner-up.
Silvia Commodore of Ghana won second runner-up; Floriana Russo of Italy, third runner-up; and Amal Karina Nemer of Venezuela, fourth runner-up.
Last year, Christi Lyn McGarry of the Philippines nearly cliched the title, but settled with a first runner-up finish.